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with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. . >>> time now this morning, president barack obama is scheduled to make a significant employment for veterans and military spouses at the white house. this is followed by michelle obama aimed at helping members of the military get credentials before they leave the service. the first lady will make the announcement this morning along with his president and his first wife. >>> and an application the first draft was are criticized of being too complicated, they were required to give them incomes to see what they qualified for their incomes. they will start signing people for coverage that begins january 1st. >> an nba player is coming out and saying he is gay. jason collins is the first athlete to come out and say he is gay and he said the boston bombings prompted him to come out publicly and he is going to march in the boston gay pride parade. >> he is definitely making people comfortable in their skin. >> reporter: is he a 12 year veteran and he played for the boston celtics and now he is going with the washington wizards. >>> and the
details on a memorial fund which has been set up for her family on web links. >>> the white house just announced president barack obama will hold a news conference at 6:15 this morning. we are not sure if he will make a special announcement. we will have life coverage and also new this morning, palestinians say the man was a police officer killed while riding a motorcycle. however israeli television said they targeted an islamic militant who was involved in a reason attack on southern israel. today was the first attack carried out by israel since a cease-fire in november. >>> they reported a powerful explosion in central damascus killed 13 people an injured 70 more. coming up at 6:15 how the obama administration is responsing for the u.s. to get more actively involved in that conflict in syria. >>> we have new details in 911 tapes on the final hours of the hunt for christopher doerner back in february. >> we have an officer down, officer down... >> police officers radioed for help after two officers were shot after a tense standoff. he was inside a cabin shot and killed himself ending
. >>> according a white house official, president obama will nominate anthony fox as his new transportation secretary. if confirmed, he would replaceout going secretary ray lahood. fox is the first african- american mommyny among -- nominee among the new cabinet members for president obama's second term. >>> george lucas is one of three finalists to create a cultural hub in san francisco's presidio. they received 16 proposals at the space for the former building at crissy field. george lucas wants to use that site to build an art museum from his personal collection. two other ideas, an institute and a hub for exhibits and performances. those finalists will be asked to submit a final proposal this fall. >>> nippon airways completely, safely, a two-hour flight after being fitted with a new result yum battery design. some insiders say that could have passengers from san jose and japan again before the end of next month. >>> police in los angeles are dealing with a rather unusual suspect. this is video of the man police thought they were looking for but it turns out it wasn't their way and he w
part in the protest. they are protesting conditions and inn definite confinement. the white house is working to address the situation and obama administration has pledged to close the prison but congressional legislatures haven acted legislation to prevent that from -- have enacted legislation to prevent that from happening. >>> they say he wants to roll back involvement in mexican security operations and under the previous involvement, they fought the drug war there sending drone aircrafts and other assistance. meantime according to white house officials, they will nominate anthony fox as his new transportation secretary. if confirmed they will replace ray la hood. fox is the first african- american nominee for president barack obama's second term. >>> 4:26 let go back to the early monday morning commute, sal? >> we are trying to start off monday on a good note and so far we are a accomplishing -- we are accomplishing that coming out from vallejo to the mcarthur maze, and we are looking at traffic approaching the bay bridge and no major problems, not only the bay bridge but also
from the rose garden in the white house. president obama announcing two new nominations. the lady on the right is penny pritzger. nominated as the new commerce secretary. businesswoman, philanthropist and heirist. also be nominating michael froman on your left as the new u.s. trade representative. right now is one of the president's top economic advisors. again, you are looking live at the white house. the new nominees to the president's administration. >>> in the next 30 minutes, the president is due to leave the white house and fly to mexico. this afternoon he meets with the president of mexico. this trip could play a big role in the immigration reform fight right here in the u.s. >> reporter: president obama is counting on the u.s./mexico relationship to appeal to congress to move on immigration legislation. president obama and mexican president are on the same page with immigration reform. both support a path to citizenship for the 11 million people in the u.s. illegally. and both to establish a temporary seasonal work program for people from mexico and other parts of latin am
possible. . >>> the obama administration getting involved in the so called morning after pill. the white house is appealing a judge's order to lift all of the age limits on who can buy without a prescription. they lowered the age to 15 years old and that's two years younger than the earlier limit. >>> a question about security is being raised because it is the second anniversary of osama bin laden. may 2nd 2011 back in washington president barack obama announced osama bin laden had been killed in the raid. the white house does not want to raise awareness to the anniversary due tensions in the middle east. >>> kyla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, immigration is at the top of the concerns. >> reporter: president barack obama needs mexico to have agreeing economy. president barack obama and the mexican president will tout mexico's success and mexico is one of the top three to receive u.s. goods and services. many depend on trade and commerce with mexico. they need him to help secure the border and illegal immigration is declining because border protection are getting str
at guantanamo without charges since the early 2000's. >>> president obama poked fun at him and the president at the annual white house correspondent's dinner. he showed himself with a picture of bangs a fashion move praised when mrs. obama cut her hair. the president tackled the controversy that came up during his last california visit. >> i happened to mention that calmalla harris is the best- looking attorney general in the country. as you might imagine, i got in trouble when i got back home. [ laughter ] who knew eric holder was so sensitive? >> we spotted san francisco lee ed lee at dinner. the dinner raises money for journalism scholarships the bay area city that made the list of one of the most ten well-read places on the earth. >> but first a dedicated group takes to the streets of oakland to call to the end of violence. >> halfway through, we were panting. >> climbing for a cause. why it wasn't baseball that brought hundreds to at&t park this morning? authorities in oakland detained about a dozen people overnight for allegedly throwing bottles at sheriff's deputies the sheriff'
the course and some of them will be dressed in costumes. >>> happening right now, president obama is speaking at a news conference at the white house. let's listen in. >> a couple of questionsen national security. on syria, you said that the redline was not just about chemical weapons being used or spread and it was a game changer. it seemed cut and dry. and now your administration seems to be indicating that line is not clear. do you risk u.s. credibility if you do not take military action? and then on benghazi, there are some survivors who want to come forward and testify, some in your state statement who said they've been blocked. will you allow them to testify? >> first of all, on syria, i think it's important to understand that for several years now what we've been seeing a slowly unfolding disaster for the syrian people. and this is not a situation in which we've been simply bystanders to what's been happening. by policy -- by policy from the beginning has been -- my policy from the beginning has been that president assad lost credibility, that he attacked his own people, has killed his
career. cruz was the first boxer to come out. and greg louganis came out. the white house is commending jason collins for going public about being gay. he said the obama administration supports jason collins and called his decision courageous. >> commend him for his courage and support him in his, you know -- in this effort and hope his fans and his team support him going forward. >> former president bill clinton voiced encouragement for him saying the announcement is an important moment. jason collins' revelation generated this tweet from the boston red sox, we salute you jason collins for your courage and leadership. anytime you want to throw out a first pitch, let us know. at 6:00 p.m. the implications of jason collins' announcement and how it could open new door. >>> the relocation committee recommended the kings should not be allowed to move to seattle. it will be up up to the nba owners. the relocation committee is made up of 12 owners and their recommendation was unanimous. that is expected to set the tone for the final vote. after the vote kevin johnson tweeted that is what i am
's burned 75 acres. it's 8:16. just this morning, the white house sent out a notice that president obama will make a "personnel announcement" at 11:15 this morning. that's white house speak for another nomination for president obama's-term admin stration. here are the three -- administration. here are the three possibilities -- >>> senators are on recess this week but the topic of immigration reform is not. as kyla campbell reports, the debate centers on how same-sex couples are affected by the immigration bill. kyla? >> reporter: california senators feinstein and barbara bockers and other democrats -- bockers and other -- boxer and other democrats are disappointed by this reform bill. it does not include any provisions for same-sex partners. the plan introduced a couple of weeks ago, aims to make illegal immigration easier for highly- skilled immigrants, migrant farm workers and those living in the u.s. illegally. but in the bill, there's no mention of helping foreign and same-sex partners of u.s. citizens become legal, permanent residents. democrats want to offer an amendment to the ga
indefinitely. the white house is working on that problem and the obama administration has pledged to close down guantanamo bay but some congressional lawmakers are stopping that from happening. >>> and it is taking a toll here in california and as kyla campbell reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, the unemployed you will get smaller benefit checks starting this week. kyla? >> reporter: they say those hit hard will already be in a tougher financial situation. these are affecting those who have already been receiving unemployment benefits. their weekly checks are receiving now 250 a week. these amounts do not even cover 1/3 of what they were making when theyed jobs. the unemployment is at its best in four years but the reduced benefits will force them to one, take minimum wage jobs and number two, they will likely stop looking for work all together. this is just a glimpse of what is ahead and i will have more as these automatic budget cuts continue when i see you next. kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> it is only average at best when it comes to childhood education. that is acc
offensive tackle dave quizenbury, and mark anthony to the ravens. >>> it's 9:26, and president obama laps up controversy at the white house correspondence dinner >> for dmample whole controversy about jay z going to cuba. unbelievable. i've got 99 problems and now jay z is one of them. >> we'll tell you the best jokes of the night including one about california attorney general pamela harris. >> and an intruder is expected of stabbing a nine-year-old girl in her rancho calaveras home has been on the run for nearly 20 hours. the latest on the manhunt and homicide investigations. >>> we're doing a house-to- house search. in some cases we're searching extensively into attics. >> a manhunt is under way in calaveras county this morning, after a young girl was killed inside her own home. good morning, welcome back to mornings on 2. it's sunday, april 28th. i'm claudine wong. >> and i'm mike mibach. the stabbing happened yesterday in the rancho calaveras area, about 60 miles southeast of sacramento, and the suspect is still on the loose, katie udhes has been tracking this story all morning. what's
in the senate version and that typo meant president obama could not sign the bill. the senate corrected the typo and sent it to the white house the president had said that he will sign the bill. >>> nasa is renewing its contract with russia. nasa agreed to pay russia $424 million to extend the contract to 2017. the 10% increase over the last contract or about $70 million for each round trip. nasa blames congress for the pricey contract. >>> well, let's go back to the weather now, a red flag warning just about to go in effect about 45 minutes or so. what's going on? >> the winds are kicking up and that will be following by the red flag warning. here we got some winds coming up and of course the fire concerns are there. the red flag warning is a big deal. the high pressures are building in and pushing clouds down the valley. but you got clouds right now and some clouds. there is the red flag warning right there and you can see the hill tops, that does not mean it would not be dangerous fire conditions. again, if you are down about 5 or 600 feet, you can still have an issue obviously. the winds are
as lawmakers grappled with the question of a u.s. response. now that the white house concedes it is probable the regime used chemical weapons on its people. republicans point to president obama's own declare racial that use of chemicals would be a red line republicans say america could attack aryan air bases with missiles. >> the greatest risk is a failed state with chemical weapons falling in the hands of islam ickes and pouring into syria the longer this goes, the more likely you will have a failed state and all hell will break loose. >> democrat lawmaker called for more assistance. the u.s. said it is currently senting supplies such as night vision goggles and body armour to the syrian rebels. >> >> bangladesh a fire broke out in the wreck an of the collapsed factory as the death toll hit at least 377. sparks from a machine being used to cut steel to free a woman trapped in the rubble likely started that fire. investigators believe the woman ended up dieing in the blaze. meantime, the fugitive owner of the building was arrested near the indian border. >>> in italy, gunman opened fire outs
the statement coming out of the white house, i'm not sure they will. >> chris: senator john mccain, pushing president obama to intervene in syria for two years, called this week after findings the assad regime has used chemical weapons. time for our sunday group. brit hume, fox news senior political analyst, amy walter of the cook political report, bill kristol from "the weekly standard," and charles lane of the "washington post." fair to say president obama has put himself in a box on syria. he kept talking for months about red lines, game changers, but he's clearly mindful of the bad intelligence that led to the invasion of iraq, and it's also clear, he's never wanted to get involved in syria. is there a graceful way out? >> what he's trying to do now is insist on ironclad proof. you wonder if he doesn't want an affidavit signed by bashar assad himself saying, yes, we did indeed use sarin gas on those people. short of that, i don't think he's going to do anything. the situation is so well advanced now. might have been different if we moved in there earlier. a president who didn't want to
furloughs of air traffic controllers is now awaiting president obama's signature. the faa says it will try to resume normal schedules for controllers as soon as possible. both houses of congress passed the bill and the white house says the president will sign it. the legislation allows the faa more flexibility to shift funds under sequestration. >>> the japanese transportation minister presented a directive to top executives of japan air and all nippon airways so they take additional safety measures and install revamped lithion batteries. >>> a first confirmed debris from the japan tsunami to reach the state. the japanese government says a boat belongs to a high school marine sciences program. the japanese consulate and noaa have confirmed the boat is tsunami debris. only 27 pieces of debris found along the u.s. coast have actually been confirmed as coming from japan. most of it in hawaii, washington state, and oregon. >>> new video tonight of a protest in oakland. a few dozen people marched to police headquarters and back. the action was to show support. seattle grand jury resisters. they
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